the elongated woody core in which the grains of an ear of corn are embedded.
Also called corncob pipe . a tobacco pipe with a bowl made from a corncob.
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How to use corncob in a sentence
It used to be considered “PRO” to sport giant chainrings and a cassette like a corncob.Why Your Bike’s Gear Ratio Is Less Important than You Think | Fred Dreier | July 21, 2022 | Outside Online
Her corncob pipe—it was as rank a thing as ditch digger ever poisoned the clean air with.Tramping on Life | Harry Kemp
The Wizard and the Sawhorse also got aboard the corncob craft and together they returned to the Scarecrow's palace.Little Wizard Stories of Oz | L. Frank Baum
But he started back to the corncob house to tell Mrs. Cat that he couldn't find her Snowball.Uncle Wiggily's Travels | Howard R. Garis
But half an hour has passed, and Jehu is again on the box, the nags as fresh as daisies, and as full as a corncob.Lands of the Slave and the Free | Henry A. Murray
The bowl of his corncob pipe had lost its spark of life and he sucked absently at the cold, bitterish stem.Back Home | Irvin S. Cobb
British Dictionary definitions for corncob
the core of an ear of maize, to which kernels are attached
short for corncob pipe
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